Florian Lechner has more than 20 years of experience advising international companies and financial investors on tax matters relating to structured finance, financial products, alternative investments, M&A, and private equity transactions.
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2019, Florian practiced at a leading international law firm for two decades where he represented, among many others, a banking syndicate in the restructuring of a global automotive supplier, played a decisive role in establishing a major real estate portfolio, and advised on the acquisition of a large German insurance group.
In recent years he has increasingly worked on internal investigations in the financial sector, particularly with cum-ex transactions (dividend stripping). He also has represented domestic and international banks in civil law litigations with cum-ex counterparties.
Florian is recommended as a tax lawyer in Germany in several leading legal directories.
- Second State Examination (Munich, 1998); University of Munich (First State Examination 1996)
- Federal Republic of Germany
- Recognized as a tax lawyer in: JUVE (2006-2019), Handelsblatt (2018), Chambers Europe, and Who's Who Legal
- English, German